Laser Eye Surgery for Sports

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Written by: Dr Andrew Logan – Wellington Eye Centre’s Ophthalmologist Many New Zealanders take part in sporting activities. Whether it’s at school, as part of a professional team or as a recreational activity, Kiwis are renowned for loving their sports. However, most sporting activities require reasonably good vision, meaning that an individual with poor vision may face difficulties when participating. … Read More

Meet our Optometrist, Shannon Tubman

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Our Optometrist Shannon

Shannon joined our team at Wellington Eye Centre in early 2019. Prior to that, Shannon spent thirteen years at local Wellington Optometry practice McClellan Grimmer Edgar. Always gravitating towards practices that share her passion for patient care. Shannon has been fortunate to work with people and practices that value taking their time with their patients, investing in continuing education and … Read More

How Much Does Laser Eye Surgery Cost?

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Laser eye surgery is becoming a more and more popular way to treat long or short sightedness. But what does it cost? Will laser eye surgery save you money? Is it more cost effective than glasses and contacts? Sure, laser eye surgery does appear to be an expensive upfront cost in comparison to glasses and contacts, but does the hassle … Read More

Laser Eye Surgery: The Benefits Of SMILE®

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If you’re considering laser eye surgery, you’ve probably come across the types of laser eye surgery that are available in New Zealand – LASIK, PRK and SMILE. These all have their own associated benefits and are used to correct different types of eyesight. SMILE is the newer refractive surgery of the three and has quickly become our preferred surgery to … Read More

Can Laser Eye Surgery Save Me Money?

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You may often hear that Laser Eye Surgery is a convenient and preferred option for vision correction for many people, but others deem it to be too expensive. We want to weigh up the different options consumers currently have for correcting their eye sight – glasses, contact lenses and laser eye surgery. Could laser eye surgery be cost effective in … Read More